The Aug. 11-17 pilot event is a prelude to more extended Lutheran Youth Corps service experiences planned for the future.
In addition to adopting several other actions at its Aug. 22 meeting, the Synod’s Board of Directors held its triennial retreat.
Sharing your faith and reaching out to others: black, white, Hispanic — everyone! — was a major focus of the LCMS Black Ministry Family Convocation.
Dr. Jeff Gibbs, Professor of Exegetical Theology – Concordia Seminary and Katie Schuermann, talk about the upcoming Infertility Ethics Symposim, which takes place Nov. 8, 2014, at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Mo. Visit the LCMS Life Ministry website, www.lcms.org/life, for more information about this event.
Rev. Heath Curtis, coordinator for LCMS Stewardship Ministry, discusses the Stewardship Ministry, its redesigned website (www.lcms.org/stewardship) and the resources available to pastors and congregations during an interview on KFUO-AM.
“We are anxious to help members of as many congregations as possible to be missionaries in their local mission fields,” says the Rev. Al Tormoehlen, director of The 72.
The Rev. Bart Day, executive director of the Office of National Mission, will serve as the Synod’s interim chief mission officer (CMO) until a new CMO is named.
Church leaders — and later, congregations — are receiving a poster to help spread the word about the need for supporting the mission.
Church and neighborhood revitalization is alive and well in Fort Wayne, Ind., where the LCMS Office of National Mission, Lutheran Housing Support and three LCMS congregations have joined forces to rehab homes for underprivileged residents.